Science & Nature

Space Mission 3: Dwarf Planets & Space Rocks (Ages 10-14)

Students are introduced to the Dwarf Planets, discovering how each is unique; then they will uncover the mysteries of Space Rocks, find where they come from & their importance in this exciting, 8-week, interactive & fun course.
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New class
Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 8 weeks

10-14

year olds

3-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Thu May 26

May 26 - Jul 14 (8 weeks)
Thursdays
11pm - 11:45pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Description

Class Experience

Students will be able to define Dwarf Planets & tell how they are different than the Main Planets in our Solar System. Learners will also be able to identify all five Dwarf Planets located within our Solar System: Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris, as well as describe some basic features for each of these, such as structure, surface, atmosphere, moons, and more. 
Students will also be able to identify Asteroids, Comets, Meteoroids, Meteors, and Meteorites, learn key terminology, identify how these rocks are different & unique form the other types of space rocks; as well as the importance of studying these rocks to unlock the mysteries of our past.
I have always had a love of space, from the moment my grandpa, an amateur astronomer, let me look through the 10-foot telescope he built all by himself, to watching shuttles & satellites lift into the sky, and watching some fall back to the earth. I have spotted some of the largest dust storms to hit Mars, and have enjoyed looking at the various craters on our Moon and seeing the rings around Saturn, all from my own backyard in Missouri & while using other telescopes my grandpa built. I have never ceased my exploration and search, looking to the skies to watch for eclipses, comets, and so much more! My love of all things Space has only increased with time, and I feel it is the next great wave of the future! As a teacher with a Master’s Degree in Teaching & over 30 years of experience working with children of various ages, and more than 5 years teaching students about Space, as well as other Science-related subject-matter, I love sharing my knowledge with the next generation. My hope is to instill the awe-inspiring beauty the Unknown Universe holds, as well as encourage students to dream and believe! I hope to see you in class as we take to the Cosmos during this Amazing Space Mission!
There is no homework for this course, however, teacher will add additional videos, flyers, color pages, notes, and more in the Outschool classroom for those students who truly want to dive into the Cosmos to learn more.
Any learning materials needed will be available for download in the Outschool classroom.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There is no formal assessment for this 8-week course, however, the teacher will utilize a variety of methods to determine that learning has occurred, including, online polls, game-type activities, and in-class review questions, as well as other fun, interactive methods.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Space & Tech Learning Emporium with Kristina RI.Teaching Language, Culture, Business & More to the Next Generation
98 total reviews
110 completed classes

About Me

Hello and welcome to the Space & Tech Learning Emporium wtih Teacher Kristina RI.!
I have been a teacher for over 13 years, and love working with learners of all ages! In my free time, I love spending time with my family, playing a variety of... 
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